"Hope in the Heartland"
Joint District Conference and Foundation Dinner!
Districts 5750, 5770 & 5830

2023-2024 District 5830 Governor Karen Maines 
April 26 - April 28, 2024 

 Full Registration ( $150.00 per person for all conference events including Foundation Dinner).
(Does not include Friday night Fish Fry and Reception)

( Meals include- Breakfast Saturday & Sunday, Lunch Saturday, Foundation Dinner)
  Dress: Business Casual 

$ 30.00 Friday Night Fish Fry - Add On
Reception at Lost Street Brewery, Downtown Durant, OK
Dress: Casual 

$55.00 each Foundation Dinner Only (Choctaw Resort)
 Dress: Cocktail

Friday: On Your Own: Registration is required for Choctaw Headquarter, Choctaw Cultural Center, Lunch at Reba McEntire's Restaurant in Atoka, OK. or Lunch at Blake Shelton's Restaurant in Tishomingo, Ok.
For a completed agenda of events for the weekend please scroll down.
Hotel recommendations:
Choctaw Resort Spa Tower ( Valet Parking is included) 

Click Here to book your reservation online
Guests will also have the option of contacting their reservation department open 24 hours a day by calling 1-800-788-2464 press #1 and giving the agent the offer code DISTRICT-5830 for the group rate.

Quality Inn
Quality Inn  & Suites-Durant 580-380-4966
  Mention Rotary District Conference  Or https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/KM59B7

Friday, April 26th Options:
Rotary Group Tours with reservations needed:
Tour the Choctaw Headquarters
Tour Choctaw Cultural Center
Lunch at Reba McEntire’s Restaurant in Atoka, about 30 minutes from Durant
Lunch at Blake Shelton’s Restaurant in Tishomingo, about 30 minutes from Durant

Self Guided Tours: 
Tour Rotary Projects around Durant
Tour the Three Valley Museum and the Semple Family Museum of Native American Art in Durant
Tour Ft. Washita
Shopping in Downtown Durant
Poker lessons
Play golf, possible tournament if there’s enough interest
Guided fishing on Lake Texoma. Please email kelsey@willowspringsmarina.com for information
Resort Amenities
Movie Theater
Swimming Pool
Friday, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Reception at Lost Street Brewery, Downtown Durant-Cost will be $30. This is a separate event from the Conference.
    Fish Fry
    Corn Hole
Table Games
    Live music provided by District 5750
Saturday, April 27, 2024
8:00 AM Registration Opens 
8:30 AM-Breakfast
9:00 AM- Welcome: TBD
9:20 AM-Durant Chamber of Commerce Director Janet Reed
9:40 AM-Rotary International Director Beth Stubbs
10:30 AM-Break
10:50 AM-The Endowment, Ted Huffhines
11:15 AM-Past Rotary International Director Elizabeth Usovicz
12:00 PM-Lunch
12:30 PM-Four Way Test Speech Contest District Winners
1:00 PM-Program-Dr. Jennifer Hays-Grudo, Resilience
2:30 PM-5:30 PM-Free Time
5:30 PM-Cash Bar, entertainment provided by the Durant High School Jazz Band
6:00 PM-Foundation Dinner
6:30 PM-Foundation Speaker Past Rotary International President Ron Burton
7:00 PM-Separate by District for Foundation Recognition
8:00 PM-Adjourn
Sunday, April 28th
9:00 AM-Breakfast
9:45 AM-Time of Inspiration
10:30 AM-Remembrance Ceremony
11:00 AM-Business Meeting, Districts will hold separate meetings
11:45 AM-Closing remarks
12:00 PM-Adjourn
This is the tentative schedule.
Registration for this event closed on Apr 20, 2024 01:10 PM. If you have any questions please contact the event chairs:
Karen Maines,
Telephone: 903-738-9442
Address: 3014 Bill Owens Pkwy.
Longview, TX 75605
United States of America
Email: maineskaren@aol.com

Shirley Pinnix-Evans, District Administrator
Telephone: 903-787-8275
Address: 2801 Bethany Lane Texarkana, Tx. 75503
Email: rotary5830da@gmail.com